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Orthodontics not only improves the aesthetics of the smile but improves bad bites (malocclusions).
Malocclusions occur due to the misalignment of teeth or jaws resulting in an irregular bite, cross bite, or overbite. Malocclusions may be seen as crooked, crowded or protruding teeth and may affect your smile, appearance, speech and your ability to chew.
The advantage of finding orthodontic problems early is that it is often easier to correct early than if they were left until later on in life.
By age 7, most children have a mix of baby and adult teeth. Early identification of potential orthodontic problems such as crowding of teeth, protruding teeth or too much space between teeth will enable Dr Smith to determine the best starting time for effective treatment.
For parents it is not always easy to tell if their child has an orthodontic problem. Some signs or habits that may indicate the need for an orthodontic examination are:
For those patients who have clear indications for early orthodontic intervention, early treatment gives Dr Smith the chance to:
Book your child’s screening orthodontic consultation today. Click here to contact us online . Or call us on 03 6331 7117.